Gentrifying Genius: Urban Creators Stripped Bare

Mar 14, 2017 | 11:00am – 12:00pm


Devin Johnson


Michael Armstrong

BET International

Simone Bresi-Ando


Tonya Evans

Widener University Commonwealth Law School

I'mPOSSIBLE, a UK registered social enterprise with global reach that empowers women and girls of colour to define success on their own terms through digital platforms and live events, wants to further explore the themes raised in The Fader's article: "Black Teens Are Breaking The Internet And Seeing None Of The Profits".

As one of the highest user groups of digital platforms coupled with a severe lack of understanding on ownership, copyright laws and business savvy, black youth are missing out on fruitful and (ultimately) life changing opportunities and rewards from their IP and no one is addressing how the sector is not giving a seat to black youth at the digital table they helped create.

Primary Access: Music Badge, Film Badge, Interactive Badge, Platinum Badge, Artist Wristband
Format: Panel
Event Type: Sessions
Level: Intermediate